Bad news underground

News item:

The Neosploit team is leaving the IT underground.

Citing a negative return on investment, the Neosploit developers are walking away from their support for their web exploitation malware suite. There will be no new exploit sets available.

News item:

Phishing kits found to be compromised.

Kits available for sale on the internet to steal information from phishing victims have been set up with backdoors. When they are used, information stolen by the phishers is sent back to the kits’ creators.

Hi, I am Iggior. I just purchased a nice new suite of malware from my dealer. I am so proud. I spent at least half the money I have been saving for my wedding, but it will surely be worth it. I can make money by the fistful. And I can keep making money, all I want, in huge quantities! And all I have to do is push a few buttons!

And guess what else? If I don’t make money, all I have to do is tell my malware dealer, and he will return my wedding money. Wow!

And if you can’t trust your malware dealer, who can you trust? Yeah!

What’s that? The phishing software I bought has a backdoor? What? My dealer can’t get in touch with Neosploit?

Hmmmm. Oh, man — I was almost rich...

But I know the woman will understand…after all, it's not like she hasn't seen this before. She calls me Ralph Kramden. I prefer Homer Simpson...

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